Terms & Conditions
Use of text, images and other content on this website are subject to the following terms and conditions.
FALSE IMPERSONATION OF PEACE OFFICER
If you identify yourself as a law enforcement officer in any communication submitted through the Texas Fallen Officer Foundation, you attest that the rank and/or agency that you entered is true and accurate. Falsely identifying yourself as a law enforcement officer is a crime and the Texas Fallen Officer Foundation will seek criminal charges with the appropriate law enforcement agency for impersonating a peace officer in accordance with federal, state and local laws.
CONTENT IS PROTECTED BY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS
Text and website graphics files and other content on this website is the property of the Texas Fallen Officer Foundation. The content may also be subject to copyrights and other proprietary right protections. The copying or replication of any material on this website is prohibited, except as prescribed under the fair use doctrine.
FAIR USE IS PERMITTED
Fair use is a doctrine in the law of the United States that permits limited use of copyrighted material without having to first acquire permission from the copyright holder. Fair use is one of the limitations to copyright intended to balance the interests of copyright holders with the public interest in the wider distribution and use of creative works by allowing as a defense to copyright infringement claims certain limited uses that might otherwise be considered infringement.
Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected materials for non-commercial educational purposes, such as teaching, scholarship, research, criticism, commentary, and news reporting. Unless otherwise noted, users who wish to download or print text and image files from this website for such uses may do so without the expressed permission of the Texas Fallen Officer Foundation, provided that: proper citations are listed, content is not edited or altered; and the content is not being used for commercial purposes.
RESPECT AND DIGNITY
News articles that may appear on this website are listed for informational purposes only. The Texas Fallen Officer Foundation's goal is to be respectful to the legacy of all "fallen" law enforcement officers and their families; while also informing the public about present dangers impacting public safety today. Original photographs are the property of photographers, family or police agencies and are used solely to honor specific officers.
By downloading, printing, or otherwise using text and image files from this website, users agree that they will limit their use to fair use exclusions and will comply with all other terms and conditions of this license. Texas Fallen Officer Foundation does not warrant the use of the text, images and content displayed on the website.
COMMERCIAL USE IS RESTRICTED
The unauthorized commercial publication of text, images or content on this website is specifically prohibited. Anyone seeking to use material on this website for commercial use, publication, or any purpose other than fair use, must request and receive prior written permission from the Texas Fallen Officer Foundation. Permission for such use is granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of The Texas Fallen Officer Foundation Board of Directors.
Trademarks, service marks, and logos (collectively, the *Trademarks*) displayed on the website, including the Texas Fallen Officer Foundation logo, are registered and/or unregistered common law trademarks of the Texas Fallen Officer Foundation. The trademarks of third parties may also appear on this website. The Texas Fallen Officer Foundation does not grant permission, license or authorization for any person or entity to use any Trademarks displayed on the website without the express written permission of the Texas Fallen Officer Foundation, or any third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on the site. Any unauthorized use of the Trademarks or any other images or content on this website, except as authorized in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited.
The text, images and content on the website are provided *as is* without a warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use, and/or non-infringement. The Texas Fallen Officer Foundation, assumes no responsibility or liability for any damage to or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property relating to the use of the site to download any text, images or content from the website.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Texas Fallen Officer Foundation may contain links to third party websites. The linked sites are not under the control of the Texas Fallen Officer Foundation; therefore the Foundation is not responsible for the contents on those third-party websites. The inks are provided as a convenience only and shall not be construed as an endorsement of, sponsorship of, or affiliation with the linked website.
For permission to reproduce or use the materials on this website for other than educational, non-profit and fair use purposes, please contact the Texas Fallen Officer Foundation.